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  • October 4, 2016

    LSI wins $1.5M NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

    LSI wins $1.5M NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
    NIH announces funding for 88 awards on high-impact biomedical research Gabe Kwong, assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, was named a recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) New Innovator Award on Oct. 4. The High-Risk, High-Reward Research (HRHR) program, supported by the National Institutes […]
  • July 17, 2016

    LSI members awarded talks at the BMES 2016 Annual Meeting

    LSI members awarded talks at the BMES 2016 Annual Meeting
    Several members of LSI were selected to oral presentations at the BMES 2016 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN. They are as follows: Dr. Gabe Kwong – “A Mathematical Framework for Ultra-sensitive Detection of Cancer Using Activity-Based Biomarkers” Shreyas Dahotre – “Highly Multiplexed Analysis of Cancer-specific T cells using DNA-barcoded peptide-MHC Tetramers” Ian Miller – “Engineering […]
  • July 5, 2016

    LSI welcomes MD/PhD student Yun Min Chang

    LSI welcomes MD/PhD student Yun Min Chang
    Yun Min “Danny” Chang joins LSI as a graduate student co-advised with Dr. Rafi Ahmed at Emory.  Danny was born in Seoul, South Korea and immigrated to the US at the age of 9. He grew up in Tarpon Springs, FL and graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Chemistry at the University of Florida. As […]
  • June 5, 2016

    Oliva Delmas joins LSI as a lab technician

    Oliva Delmas joins LSI as a lab technician
    The Laboratory of Synthetic Immunity welcomes Oliva as a lab tech. Olivia is from Madison, Alabama, and went to school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (go Blazers!). She graduated in April 2016 summa cum laude with a B.S. in molecular biology and a minor in chemistry. As an undergraduate, Olivia worked in Dr. […]
  • March 31, 2016

    Nanodiagnostics allow patients to monitor their own health at home

    Nanodiagnostics allow patients to monitor their own health at home
    Patients who are discharged after an operation are at risk for complications such as infections and blood clots. A simple molecular test designed for patients to monitor their own health at home may significantly improve how post-operative complications are managed. In collaboration with the Bhatia lab at MIT, we developed a sustained-released formulation of nanoparticles […]
  • March 31, 2016

    Ian and Quoc awarded Honorable Mention by NSF

    Congratulations to Ian Miller and Quoc Mac for being named Honorable Mention by the NSF Graduate Research Program!